Did you know that the American Academy of Pediatrics recently warned that there are potential harms linked with teen social media usage? Did you also know that teens that already struggle with low self-esteem can be triggered into Facebook depression? It is important that if you are parent of a teenager that you know what to look for if your
What comes to mind when you think of that deep dark secret that you wish would just disappear? If you were a victim of childhood sexual abuse, you are probably thinking of the abuse. The U.S. Department of Justice estimates that one out of every three women and one out of every six men have been sexually violated.
ANGER MANAGEMENT You stupid idiot…get off the road…where did you learn how to drive! Do these words sound familiar to you? Unfortunately, the expression of anger is commonplace in our culture. We laugh hysterically when we watch characters on our favorite TV show get angry and in the case of the Incredible Hulk we are in anticipation of him getting
Different Schedules, snoring, restless leg syndrome or the kids? More and more couples are saying good night before going their separate ways to different bedrooms! Is this new trend healthy for couples? When couples make a decision to sleep in separate bedrooms, they most likely did not come to that choice lightly. However, if couples are not being intentional about
Are you a part of this social-networking phenomenon? It has been described as addictive and “like crack.” I, myself, have joined Facebook in the last year. I got tired of “why aren’t you on Facebook?” Please don’t get me wrong, I love staying connected with family and friends through the network, however, I have several clients that have ruined
In a culture obsessed with sex, it might seem surprising that we don’t hear more about sex addiction. However, there is plenty of information for people addicted to alcohol, drugs and gambling. In a culture where sex, like alcohol, is socially acceptable and encouraged, and sexual images and provocation abound, it becomes more challenging to distinguish between normal sexuality and
Did you know that more than 23 percent of married Americans sleep alone according to the National Sleep Foundation? The reason that couples reported that they sleep separately was because of snoring, restless leg syndrome, pregnancy, and different work schedules, but is it a good idea? According to the National Association of Home Builders, there's been a steady increase in
Couples every year are faced with how to talk to their kids about infidelity. How much do you tell them? How should the hurt parent express their feelings about the indiscretions? Should the kids be told at all? It is one of the most difficult things to endure when you find out that your spouse has been unfaithful. If